Monthly Archives: April 2012

Chapter 15 – Baptism: Becoming a Christian

This week’s Chapter Guide asks questions for us all to engage: 1. What does it mean to live out your baptism? 2. Which sign or symbol best conveys the meaning of Baptism to you? 3. Which of the tripartite ministries of … Continue reading

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“Ask the Bishop” Session Two

During the second session of the “Ask the Bishop” series you will hear Bishop Braxton respond to the following topics:   1)  The Holy Spirit as the “Immediacy of God;”  2)Trusting in the person and work of Jesus;  3) Recognizing, and sharing, the … Continue reading

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Part II – The Sacraments: The Faith Celebrated

Following is the Quick Reflection that begins our study for Chapter 14 and also can serve as an introduction to the study of the Sacraments more broadly.     The timing is perfect to invite anyone to reflect on (and hopefully also share!) their experience of the … Continue reading

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Holy Thursday

The Holy Father’s homily at the Mass of The Lord’s Supper is here, and concludes:  “Let us ask the Lord to draw us into this “yes” to God’s will, and in this way to make us truly free.”

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The Paschal Triduum

During this year of spiritual renewal we pause from our study of the USCCA and turn our complete attention to the Triduum, “the summit of the liturgical year.”  Pope Benedict XVI speaks of these three days: “The whole life of Jesus is … Continue reading

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